Nursing a spill or stain on your carpet immediately after it occurs will reduce its visibility and oftentimes remove any trace almost instantly. Make sure to blot the affected area of your carpet. Scrubbing will not only ruin the texture, but will push the stain deeper in the carpet making removal more difficult. If the stain does not show improvement, a deep cleaning of the carpet should do the trick.For Hardwood, Luxury Vinyl, and Laminate Flooring
, cleaning a spill right after it occurs will prevent it from seeping through the protective wear surface and causing possible damage to your floor. To assure the spill does not stain, use a slightly dampened cloth to wipe it and immediately dry the spot after. And immediately dry the spot after. While Luxury Vinyl products are water resistant (and in some cases waterproof), National Floors Direct recommends cleaning spills right away to avoid slippery surfaces and possible staining.